17 May 2022
--- SIG is launching combistyle carton packaging in the Americas with Frimesa, one of Brazil’s largest milk companies. The carton packs are currently on display at APAS Show 2022, the largest F&B trade fair in the... Read More
17 May 2022
--- European packaging industry associations have submitted a joint letter to EU leaders warning that fragmentation of the Single Market is undermining progress toward the EU Green Deal. The 59 associations called on the EU to... Read More
13 May 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Johnson’s Baby launched refill cartons for existing baby toiletry bottles, using an estimated 90% less plastic. Also, Paccor unveiled an easily-separable paper banderole solution to... Read More
29 Apr 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Diageo revealed it will phase out the use of 183 million cardboard gift boxes from its premium Scotch portfolio worldwide. Also, Elopak formed a joint venture in India to manufacture aseptic... Read More
27 Apr 2022
--- Tetra Pak is partnering with leading beverage brands to launch “the world’s first” tethered caps on carton packs, including plant-based options. The five new caps, introduced by Borrisoleigh Bottling (BBL)... Read More
27 Apr 2022
--- Multivac is presenting a new compact and fully automatic traysealer for food, supermarkets and large kitchen applications at the ongoing Anuga FoodTec 2022 trade show in Cologne, Germany. Michael Wolters, a product... Read More
26 Apr 2022
--- Dow is boosting the circular plastics economy with recycle-ready PE packaging innovations, but waste management infrastructure needs investment and new technologies to improve recycling rates, according to Han Zhang, global... Read More
26 Apr 2022
--- Mondi is unveiling two recyclable trays for fresh food at Anuga FoodTec 2022 today in Cologne, Germany (Hall 8.1, Stand B035). The paper-based tray and semi-rigid plastic trays are designed to reduce food waste. The... Read More
21 Apr 2022
--- Elopak’s Pure-TwistFlip tethered cap solution is set to hit shelves ahead of the EU’s Single Use Plastics Directive. The legislation requires that caps and lids on beverage containers up to 3 L must remain firmly... Read More
19 Apr 2022
--- UFlex is setting up India’s first U-shaped paper straw manufacturing line for its aseptic liquid packaging business at its packaging plant in Sanand, Gujarat, India. The flexible packaging material solution and polymer... Read More
14 Apr 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Amcor became the first company to purchase certified circular PE material using ExxonMobil’s Exxtend technology for advanced recycling. Also, Greenglass Recycling in Romania invested in a... Read More
12 Apr 2022
--- The KHS Group will be presenting its portfolio of modern filling technology and environmentally-friendly packaging systems at Anuga FoodTec in Cologne, Germany, later this month. The portfolio includes KHS’s InnoPET... Read More
06 Apr 2022
--- Technology sealing inspection and monitoring company Engilico is showcasing its new HyperScope system at the Empack trade show in Gorinchem, Netherlands. HyperScope is an in-line, 100% seal inspection system using... Read More
04 Apr 2022
--- Schur Flexibles has developed food-grade antibacterial coated films for packaging. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the demand for hygienic packaging and Schur Flexibles responded with a coating that reduces the... Read More
01 Apr 2022
--- In packaging news this week, corrugated packaging giant Smurfit Kappa exited the Russian market, and metal packaging supplier Ball revealed it is pursuing the sale of its Russian business as the Ukraine war continues to... Read More
01 Apr 2022
--- The UK Plastic Packaging Tax came into effect today, but 77% of British retail and manufacturing businesses are not aware of it, according to research conducted by YouGov on behalf of Veolia. The tax places a £200... Read More
29 Mar 2022
--- Researchers at RMIT University in Australia have created antibacterial material for plastic packaging by mimicking the structure of insect wings. The team says their findings could lead to important strategies for fighting... Read More
28 Mar 2022
--- Environmental sustainability demands continue to dominate soft drinks packaging design, as PET bottle and carton pack producers point to life cycle analyses (LCAs) to justify why their packaging is the most responsible... Read More
25 Mar 2022
--- Airnov Healthcare Packaging has reinforced its presence in the Chinese market with recent investments to expand its production capabilities across a range of product lines. Focusing on shelf-life preservation solutions, the... Read More
18 Mar 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Waitrose adopted Anya Hindmarch’s reusable Universal Bag made from recycled plastic after research found the supermarket’s “bags for life” are increasingly used as... Read More